I'm 30 weeks, and man...for the last 2 weeks or so my lower back has really been killing me. I can't figure out a pattern to it. It's been hurting since I woke up this morning and I didn't do anything yesterday that would have made it hurt.
I'm not too worried about it being preterm labor or anything since it doesn't seem to come and go in waves...but the fact that it's there for hours and won't go away kind of freaks me out.
How do you tell the difference between normal pregnancy lower back pain and something that might be trying to turn into preterm labor? I'm not having more BH than is normal I don't think, but this being my third I'm having several a day.
I have a rice sock that I use on my back, and I'm drinking lots of water and taking it easy. Oh, and the baby is head down already...maybe that has something to do with it?